octavus

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Latin[edit]

Latin numbers (edit)
80
 ←  7 VIII
8
9  → 
    Cardinal: octō
    Ordinal: octāvus
    Adverbial: octiēs
    Multiplier: octuplus, octuplex, octoplus
    Distributive: octōnī
    Fractional: octāns

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *oktāwos, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓwos, from *oḱtṓw, whence octō (eight).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

octāvus (feminine octāva, neuter octāvum); first/second-declension numeral

  1. eighth; the ordinal number between septimus and nonus

Cardinal number: octo

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative octāvus octāva octāvum octāvī octāvae octāva
Genitive octāvī octāvae octāvī octāvōrum octāvārum octāvōrum
Dative octāvō octāvō octāvīs
Accusative octāvum octāvam octāvum octāvōs octāvās octāva
Ablative octāvō octāvā octāvō octāvīs
Vocative octāve octāva octāvum octāvī octāvae octāva

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: octavu
  • English: octave
  • French: octave
  • Friulian: otâf
  • Galician: oitavo
  • Italian: ottavo
  • Piedmontese: otav
  • Portuguese: oitavo
  • Spanish: ochavo, octavo

References[edit]

  • octavus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • octavus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • octavus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • octavus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette